Former Bournemouth School Head Girl Killed in Crush at Nightclub in Durham

Officers are investigating but say the circumstances surrounding her death are unclear at this time.

Missoula is located on Walkergate in the city centre, near Premier Inn and the Gala Theatre.

‘Tributes have been paid to a university student who died in a crush outside a packed nightclub as more details emerged about the “shambolic” moments before the fatal incident.

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Olivia Burt, 20, who was in her first year at Durham University, died from a serious head injury following a crowd surge believed to have started when a group pushed into the 100-strong queue, according to witnesses.

Burt, a member of the British sailing team, was described by Durham as an “exceptional sportswoman” and a “bright and outstandingly able student”, as her friends spoke of the loss of a “wonderful girl”.

The former head girl at Bournemouth School for Girls was out with fellow members of the university sailing club on Wednesday night when the incident happened near the rear entrance of Missoula nightclub.’

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